Case | HBS Case Collection | December 1998 (Revised October 2007)

Tele-Communications, Inc.: Accelerating Digital Deployment

by Thomas R. Eisenmann

Abstract

The top management team at Tele-Communications, Inc. (TCI), the largest U.S. cable company, conceived and implemented a dramatic operational turnaround and a radical new technology strategy over an 18-month period beginning in late 1996.

Keywords: Technological Innovation; Value Creation; Operations; Information Management; Business Strategy; Information Technology Industry; Telecommunications Industry; United States;

Citation:

Eisenmann, Thomas R. "Tele-Communications, Inc.: Accelerating Digital Deployment." Harvard Business School Case 899-141, December 1998. (Revised October 2007.)